Missouri State University

 Modern & Classical Languages (MCL)

BA Four-Year Graduation Plan: Spanish

Future Students

This is a model four-year graduation plan. Your path to graduation will vary based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of a minor or second major, initial placement in your language courses and Study Away.

Current Students

This model is not intended as an advisement tool. Please see the Advised Course List and the Course Rotation for your intended/declared major, and meet with your advisor before registering.

First semester (fall)

First semester courses Credit hours
ENG 110 Writing I3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations2
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship3
General Education - Self-Understanding3
SPN 101 Elementary Spanish I3
Total hours16

Second semester (spring)

Second semester courses Credit hours
CIS/CSC 101 Computers for Learning2
SPN 102 Elementary Spanish II3
HST 121 or HST 1223
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics or higher 3
General Education - Self-Understanding3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches3
Total hours16

Third semester (fall)

Third semester courses Credit hours
SPN 201 Intermediate Spanish I3
Minor Course3
General Education - Natural World4
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E.3
General Education - Culture and Society3
Total hours16

Fourth semester (spring)

Fourth semester courses Credit hours
General Education - Natural World4
SPN 202 Intermediate Spanish II3
Course in major SPN elective 3
Minor Course3
Total hours16

Fifth semester (fall)

Fifth semester courses Credit hours
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines3
SPN 312 Spanish Composition3
SPN 326 Civilization of Spanish America3
Minor Course3
Minor Course3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

Sixth semester courses Credit hours
Minor Course3
Minor Course3
SPN 460 Spanish American Literature3
Course in major SPN elective 400 or 500 level3
HST 104 World History Since 1600 C.E.3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

Seventh semester courses Credit hours
SPN 450 Modern Peninsular Literature3
Course in major SPN elective 3
BA PHI 105 or 110 requirement 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

Eighth semester courses Credit hours
MCL 499 Program Assessment0
SPN 325 Civilization of Spain3
BA Fine Arts Course3
BA Fine Arts Course 3
General Elective4
Total hours13

Minor required (Minors typically require 18-24 credit hours)
Major electives are all Spanish courses numbered 200 and above
Summer Abroad is highly recommended